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Sustaining Product Engineering Manager

Company: Eaton
Location: Jackson
Posted on: January 28, 2023

Job Description:

Eaton's Aerospace Division is currently seeking a Sustaining Product Engineering Manager to join our team. This position is based at our Jackson, MI facility. Position Overview: Position is an engineering leadership position with site-level responsibility to plan, coordinate, and manage resources in support of sustaining engineering activities for three product value streams. - The sustaining engineering manager shall lead a team with responsibility for all aspects of design engineering in support of current production in collaboration with the manufacturing operations teams. - This position is a participant on the site leadership team reporting directly to site engineering management and functionally to the plant manager.Making what matters work at Eaton takes the passion of every employee around the world. We create an environment where creativity, invention and discovery become reality, each and every day. It's where bold, bright professionals like you can reach your full potential-and where you can help us reach ours.In this function you will:

Drive predictive performance on sustaining engineering activities utilizing Eaton Business System tools and processes.Lead the allocation of sustaining engineering resources across site value streams with competing demands and prioritization.Lead execution design efficiency initiatives (i.e. Design For Six Sigma) for all current products across the Plant Drive the creation of standard workDrive continuous improvement of key processes including, but not limited to discrepant material review investigation/disposition, Specification Requirements Record creation and release, Specification Management Review Record disposition, and sustaining engineering change review/approval.Develop close professional relationships with Plant customers enabling efficient approval of major modifications to existing products and resolve product performance deficiencies.Manage Field Failure Analysis and 8D activities and lead technical discussions with customersMaintain close liaison with Plant operations to ensure high-quality product integrity and year-over-year manufacturing cost reductions and material cost reduction.Support budget planning efforts for the Plant and manage activity center budgets as needed throughout the follow-on period of performance and deliver budget forecast and other financial expectations.Drive team performance in support of Jackson Plant Key metricsBuild organizational capability and efficiency of the Pune, India Sustaining Engineering teamWhen we embrace the different ideas, perspectives and backgrounds that make each of us unique, we - as individuals and as a company - are stronger -

Keywords: Eaton, Ann Arbor , Sustaining Product Engineering Manager, Engineering , Jackson, Michigan

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